In Memoriam 2020

December 10, 2020

The CUIMC community extends sympathy to the families and colleagues of these faculty and staff who died this year:

Richard E. Behrman, MD, JD, chair of the VP&S Department of Pediatrics from 1971 to 1976, died May 17, 2020.  
Philip Brandt, PhD, VP&S professor emeritus of anatomy & cell biology, died Feb. 17, 2020.  
Lorna M. Breen, MD, VP&S assistant professor of emergency medicine at CUMC, died April 26, 2020. 
Lorna Breen MD
Ronald Brisman, MD, a VP&S faculty member in neurological surgery, died April 20, 2020.  
Robert E. Canfield, MD, VP&S professor emeritus of medicine, died Dec. 26, 2020.  
Ralph Dell, MD, VP&S professor emeritus of pediatrics, died Feb. 11, 2020.  
Yale Enson, MD, VP&S professor emeritus of clinical medicine, died Feb. 19, 2020.  
Frieda Feldman, MD, VP&S professor emeritus of radiology (in orthopedic surgery), died Jan. 12, 2020.  
Richard C. Friedman, MD, VP&S lecturer in psychiatry, died March 31, 2020.  
Lawrence Glassberg, MD, VP&S assistant professor of medicine, died April 4, 2020.  
Monroe Gliedman, DDS, CDM retired clinical professor, died April 3, 2020. View a video featuring Dr. Gliedman here.
Victor Grann, MD, VP&S clinical professor of medicine and Mailman clinical professor of epidemiology and health policy & management, died Oct. 4, 2020.  
Martha Hooven, VP&S vice dean for administration, died June 12, 2020.
Martha Hooven
William Johnson, MD, former VP&S associate professor of neurology, died Jan. 30, 2020.  
Desmond Jordan, MD, VP&S professor of anesthesiology at CUMC, died Nov. 2, 2020.
Desmond Jordan MD
David W. Kinne, MD, the David V. Habif Professor Emeritus of Surgery at VP&S, died March 14, 2020.
David Kinne MD
Bohyun Lee, PhD, an analyst on the bioinformatics team at the Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, died July 29, 2020. A memorial service can be viewed here.  
Richard Levine, MD, VP&S professor of obstetrics & gynecology, died April 12, 2020.
Richard Levine MD
Paul A. Marks, MD, dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Vice President for Health Sciences at Columbia in the 1970s, died April 28, 2020.  
Paul Marks MD
Douglas McAndrew, longtime staff member as photographer and IT support for the College of Dental Medicine before retiring in 2019, died June 12, 2020.
David Rothman, PhD, the Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and director of the Division of Social Medicine and Professionalism in the Department of Medical Humanities & Ethics at VP&S, died Aug. 30, 2020.
David Rothman PhD
Louis Rubins, DDS, CDM retired clinical professor, died Nov. 11, 2020.
David Schachter, MD, retired VP&S professor of physiology & cellular biophysics, died Dec. 1, 2020.  
Alfonse E. Sidhom, DDS, CDM assistant clinical professor, died March 17, 2020.  
Rosellen Taraborrelli, vice chair for administration and finance, VP&S Department of Psychiatry, died Oct. 24, 2020.